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Explore videos and insider stories with Texas pitmasters. Available exclusively to members of TM BBQ Club.

Video by Riley Engemoen

TM BBQ Club is the home for Texas Monthly’s biggest barbecue fans. Starting November 1, 2020, members of TM BBQ Club have exclusive access to new content featuring the people, places, and skills that make Texas barbecue the best in the world. Get acquainted with pitmasters across the state with Burning Questions, a bite-sized interview series, and up your barbecue game with ‘Cue Course, a video series where pitmasters share some of their signature dishes and barbecue techniques.

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Burning Questions

Burning Questions With Ray’s BBQ Shack

Ray Busch’s barbecue obsession, coupled with his Houston pride, makes Ray’s BBQ Shack the go-to joint for traditional H-Town barbecue. Tell me about the first person who taught you about barbecue.  Mr. River Falls was a Houston legend back in the sixties, seventies, and eighties. He taught me everything

Burning Questions With Smokey Joe’s BB-Q

Kris Manning of Smokey Joe’s BB-Q in Dallas is no less than barbecue-obsessed. Ever since he was a kid, he’s been trying to emulate the top-notch ’cue he grew up eating. Now that he’s a professional pitmaster, it just keeps getting better and better. Tell me about the

Burning Questions With Fargo’s Pit BBQ

Fargo’s Pit BBQ first entered the Texas Monthly barbecue scene back in 2013, when pitmaster Alan Caldwell first showed us his straight-shooting character in an interview with barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn. It wasn’t until the next year that Alan even allowed us a look at his mysterious